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Sisi's Egypt: Building Political Legitimacy Amidst Economic Crises

  title={Sisi's Egypt: Building Political Legitimacy Amidst Economic Crises},
  author={Ahmad Shokr},
On November 3, 2016, the government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi accelerated the implementation of a set of economic decisions that previous governments had feared to undertake. The reforms—an austerity program including subsidy cuts; currency reform; and increased indirect taxes—have been gradually adopted in the lead-up to an agreement for a major loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 
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